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12/17/14

What was the most Googled celebrity wedding of the year?

Google has released its report on the top searches in the United States this year, with the nuptials of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West leading the list of celebrity wedding searches. 

12/17/14

8 tips for having a safe trunk show

Jewelers Mutual Insurance Co., ISPS and Jewelers UnBlocked give pointers on having a safe trunk show during the holiday season and year-round. 

12/17/14

MSNBC anchor to deliver keynote at JA NY Winter

Your Business host JJ Ramberg will give JA New York Winter attendees and exhibitors tips for running their businesses on Jan. 18, the opening day of the show.    

12/16/14

Johnson Matthey selling gold, silver refineries

Johnson Matthey just announced the sale of its gold and silver refining business to Japanese metal recycling firm Asahi Holdings for $186 million in cash as part of an ongoing shift to focus on chemistry and technology. 

12/15/14

What you might have missed

The industry remembering designer Scott Kay and an alert from the JVC about diamond grading reports were the top stories on National Jeweler last week.

12/15/14

Retailer does a diamond take on Apple Watch

One independent jeweler has gotten into the holiday spirit by adding a blinged-out version of Apple’s smartwatch to its gift guide.

12/12/14

24 Karat Club announces date for annual banquet

The 24 Karat Club of New York will hold its 113th annual banquet on Saturday, Jan. 10 at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in Manhattan. 

12/11/14

GIA to hold lab classes at Atlanta jewelry show

The Gemological Institute of America will teach hands-on instruction in colored stone and pearl grading from Feb. 25 to 28 in conjunction with the Atlanta Jewelry Show. 

12/11/14

PA retailer’s customer gets to ‘Put a Ring on It’

ArtCarved, a manufacturer of engagement rings and wedding bands, announced that a customer of the Reeds Jewelers store in Erie, Pa. won its nationwide “Put a Ring on It” promotion.